Chief Adviser to MDA Govt: BSF, Police to conduct investigation into Muktapur incident

SHILLONG, FEB 12: Chief Adviser to the MDA government Lahkmen Rymbui Monday said the Border Security Force (BSF) and the State police will conduct investigation into the incident of alleged harassment against an Animal Husbandry and Veterinary officer at Muktapur.


Speaking to reporters, Rymbui said, “Both the BSF and the police will get to the bottom of this (incident) so that necessary action if needed could be taken against any particular person if there is truth in it.”


The Chief Adviser, who is also an MLA of Amlarem, had convened a meeting with the BSF Inspector General and officials from the home (police) department following the incident of alleged harassment against a veterinary officer Dr Seiboklang Buam by BSF personnel. It was alleged


Rymbui informed, “We also discussed this type of thing should not be repeated in the future because unnecessarily people will suffer and moreover many people will take advantage of this incident trying to do other things also.”


He said that the BSF has also agreed to exercise utmost restraint while policing along the Indo-Bangla border to prevent such incidents from recurring.


“We discussed with the police and BSF also that proper communication between civilian authorities and the BSF should be there to avoid this type of thing,” he said


Rymbui also informed that SDO (Civil) Amlarem and the SDPO Amlarem had also conducted a meeting with the local residents of Muktapur  today.


Asked, Rymbui said, “The allegation of the people is that one BSF personnel threatened to shoot (the officer) but the veracity of that I cannot say whether it is true or not. That is why both the BSF and the police will get into the bottom of this. I hope that the truth will come out very soon.”

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